KitchenWorxTM By/Par FireRein Fire Protection Spray recalled due to potential fire hazard

Starting date:
December 23, 2020
Posting date:
December 23, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-74607

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: KitchenWorx™ By/Par FireRein Fire Protection Spray.
  • Issue: The product has a defect which can prevent the contents from being sprayed out as intended.
  • What to do: Consumers should return the spray can to the place of purchase for a refund or discard the spray can according to municipal hazardous waste guidelines.

Affected products

KitchenWorx™ By/Par FireRein Fire Protection Spray

Product description

This recall is for all spray cans containing KitchenWorxTM. There are two differently shaped 400 g spray cans and both can be identified by UPC 716053479747.

Hazard identified

A defect which can prevent the KitchenWorxTM contents from spraying out as been identified. The defect is not detectable unless the consumer attempts to spray the product. Failure of the spray to deploy at a time when needed for fire suppression or fire prevention can pose a risk of a fire.

As of November 6, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada or elsewhere.

Number sold

Approximately 450 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from June 2020 to September 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada

Companies

Distributor
Rescue 7 Incorporated
107-550 Alden Road
Markham
L3R 6A8
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Empack Spraytech Inc. (Manufacturer of Spray Cans)
Brampton
L6T 4H6
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
FireRein Inc. (Manufacturer of Product Formula)
Napanee
K7R 1E3
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should return the spray can to the place of purchase for a refund or discard according to municipal hazardous waste guidelines the spray can. Consumers should not keep, store, or give away unused spray cans for fire suppression or fire prevention purposes, in the event the spray can may not deploy the product.

For more information consumers may contact FireRein Inc. at 613-354-9777, Monday to Friday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm EST or  by e-mail.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.